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HBO cancels ‘Bored to Death’ and two other quality comedies

HBO cancels ‘Bored to Death’ and two other quality comedies

By | December 20, 2011 at 10:43 pm | 6 comments

UPDATE: 12/22/11 -- 3:40 pm ET Bored to Death creator Jonathan Ames ended up spending $1,600 on drinks in two different bars in Brooklyn. All for his fans. Check out Vulture's play-by-play account of the festivities. UPDATE: 12/21/11 -- 11 am ET Jonathan Ames has...

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Ricky Gervais says Steve Carell cameo on “Life’s Too Short” was excruciating (Video)

Ricky Gervais says Steve Carell cameo on “Life’s Too Short” was excruciating (Video)

By | October 10, 2011 at 6:32 pm | No comments

Ricky Gervias’ new series for HBO, Life’s Too Short -- you may have heard a few musings about it already -- stars Warwick Davis (Willow, Leprechaun) playing a semi-fictionalized version of himself with Gervais and frequent collaborator Stephen Merchant making cameos. While...

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Susie Essman talks about her car orgasm scene from “Curb Your Enthusiasm”

Susie Essman talks about her car orgasm scene from “Curb Your Enthusiasm”

By | September 14, 2011 at 1:56 pm | One comment

Starting tomorrow, Susie Essman is starting her weekend run at Carolines on Broadway in New York City (tickets here). We're excited, to say the least. So much so, I thought this would be an excellent excuse to roll out some interview outtakes I had in my pocket for the last few...

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Watch a preview from Ricky Gervais’ new show “Life’s Too Short”

Watch a preview from Ricky Gervais’ new show “Life’s Too Short”

By | September 1, 2011 at 9:00 am | One comment

Since June, when HBO announced it had picked up Ricky Gervais' new show Life's Too Short, we've been eagerly anticipating its premiere. In the meantime Gervais has teased us with a few updates on his blog and some video sneak peeks on the series. The show, produced by Gervais...

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Rob Riggle snags a sweet deal with HBO; will develop “Lifestyle Lemonaid”

Rob Riggle snags a sweet deal with HBO; will develop “Lifestyle Lemonaid”

By | August 1, 2011 at 9:46 pm | One comment

Rob Riggle is destined to become the next former Daily Show employee to become a household name in the comedy world. On the heels of an already-stellar few months, the stand-up comedian, improviser, writer and actor (and Marine) has just snagged a big fat development deal with...

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Watch Marc Maron on “Real Time with Bill Maher” talk about angrily fu*king Michele Bachmann

Watch Marc Maron on “Real Time with Bill Maher” talk about angrily fu*king Michele Bachmann

By | July 18, 2011 at 10:12 am | No comments

In the unlikely scenario you needed more reason to love Marc Maron, allow me to submit this video of the man's appearance on Real Time With Bill Maher from Friday. The host of super-popular podcast WTF was joined by syndicated sex columnist and author Dan Savage, Dallas...

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Video: Ricky Gervais shoots Star Wars scene for new show “Life’s Too Short”

Video: Ricky Gervais shoots Star Wars scene for new show “Life’s Too Short”

By | July 12, 2011 at 10:25 am | No comments

Late last month we reported that Ricky Gervais' newest project, the mockumentary, Life's Too Short was officially picked up by HBO. You can check out the official show trailer here. But for something newer, check out this sweet behind-the-scenes look at the show, wherein Gervais...

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Larry David: "I will do stand-up again" (Video)

By | July 11, 2011 at 2:20 pm | 3 comments

On tonight's episode of the Joy Behar Show on HLN at 10 pm EST, Larry David, Susie Essman and Jeff Garlin stop by to promote the new season of Curb Your Enthusiasm, which premiered last night on HBO. Among the many topics discussed, Behar -- a stand-up, herself -- asks David if...

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Susie Essman talks possible 9th season of Curb Your Enthusiasm

By | July 7, 2011 at 3:05 pm | One comment

The best position a show writer and producer can be in with a network is one in which said producer dictates whether your show lives for another season. It's a rare place to be in Hollywood. But it seems Larry David has been in that category for the better part of a decade. At...

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